Places of Interest

There are lots of interesting places to visit in the area.


All about our local area. more

Brecon Beacons National Park

The official web site on the park. more

Brecon Beacons Tourism

What to do and see, activities & events. more

The Black Mountains

Hills, adventures, tunnels, reservoirs and more!

The Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean and 19 century coal mining history, and Nature Centers more

Symonds Yat

Symonds Yat Rock peregrine falcons and nature centre in the Wye Valley. more


In the heart of the Brecon Beacons by the river Usk more


Usk town on the River Usk


Brecon Capital of the Brecon Beacons

Hay on Wye

Hay on Wye the famous book town and home to the famous Hay literary festival more


Monmouth on the River Wye more

Local Farmers Markets

Local Farmers Markets in Abergavenny, Monmouth, Raglan and Usk


The Bredwardine/Brodbury local community site. Nearby and local information more


Blanafon World Heritage Site. Tours, museum, railway etc. Tel:01495 790311 more

Blaenafon coal mine

The Big Pit at Blaenafon, coal mine and underground tour. Tel: 01495 790311 more

The 3 Castle Way

White Castle, Grosmont and Skenfrith Castles more

Raglan castle

Caldicot Castle

Caldicot Castle & Country Park NP26 4HU more

Llantony Abbey and Priory

Llantony Abbey and Priory with pub and restaurant in the heart of the Black Mountains more

Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey in the Wye Valley more

Tredegar House

Tredegar House & Park - A 17th Century stately house near Newport. NP10 8YW Tel: 01633 815880

National Roman Legion Museum

National Roman Legion Museum Caerleon Nr Newport. NP18 1AE Tel: 01633 423134 more

Brecon Mountain Railway

Brecon Mountain Railway. A steam engine journey into the heart of the mountains. Tel: 01685 722988

The Pontypool to Brecon Canal

The Pontypool to Brecon Canal with walk, cycle way and pubs

Goytre Wharf Abergavenny

Goytre Wharf Abergavenny. Canal, visitor centre, trails and boats. NP7 9EW Tel: 01606 723800

Talybont Reservoir

Talybont Reservoir in the Beacons park and bird watching

Langorse Lake

Langorse Lake. A nature reserve, bird watching and boating overlooking the peaks.

Art Galleries

There are art galleries in Abergavenny, Ross on Wye, Monmouth and in the Black Mountains.